Promising Strategies: Public Law 280
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Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA): Tribal Justice
This section of the BJA Web site highlights BJA efforts towards preventing and controlling crime, violence, and substance abuse and improving the functioning of criminal justice systems in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA): Tribal Law and Order Act
BJA's Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA) page provides information about BJA efforts aimed at Tribal communities and BJA's involvement in projects associated with the TLOA.
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS): Indian Country Justice Statistics
The Indian Country Justice Statistics page provides access to BJS and other data related to Tribal justice matters.
Indian Law and Order Commission
The Indian Law and Order Commission is an independent, all-volunteer advisory group working to secure equal justice for Native Americans living and working on Indian lands. The purpose of this Web site is to provide updates, news, and resources related to the Commission's activities.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Tribal Crime and Justice
The Tribal Crime and Justice section of the NIJ Web site provides information on tribal law enforcement, crime prevention, and violence and victimization. Information about tribal law and social and legal issues is also presented.
Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Part of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), this office coordinates efforts across federal agencies responsible for addressing alcohol and substance abuse issues. The office collaborates with the Department of Interior (DOI) and Department of Justice (DOJ) to determine the scope of the ongoing problem; identify and assess national, state, tribal, and local alcohol and substance abuse programs and resources; and create standards for programs.
Tribal Justice and Safety
The Department of Justice's Tribal Justice and Safety Web site serves as a one-stop shop for tribal communities, developed to provide a user-friendly, updated and comprehensive resource for American Indian and Alaska Native tribal communities to help further improve public safety.
Tribal Law & Order Resource Center
This Web site will share information about and facilitate communication on implementation of Tribal Law and Order Act, signed into law on July 29, 2010.
U.S. Department of Justice: Office of Tribal Justice (OTJ)
OTJ is the primary point of contact for the Department of Justice's government to government relationship with Indian tribes and also serves as a source of Indian law expertise for the Department.
U.S. Department of Justice: Training and Technical Assistance
The Department of Justice provides training and technical assistance that is both specifically geared toward tribes and across broader topic areas.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (IASAP)
IASAP provides funding and technical assistance to federally recognized tribal governments to plan, implement, or enhance tribal justice strategies to address crime issues related to alcohol and substance abuse.
Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
CTAS is administered by DOJ's Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The funding can be used to conduct comprehensive planning, enhance law enforcement, bolster justice systems, support and enhance efforts to prevent and control delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system, prevent youth substance abuse, serve sexual assault and elder victims, and support other efforts to combat crimes.